According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than half (range: 53%-59%) of teens (13-19 years) and adults aged 20-44 years who died in crashes in 2014 were unrestrained at the time of the crash. But suit yourself... (NHTSA.com)
Driver tells passengers to put their safety belts on.
Passengers do not put safety belts on.
Another car is speeding around the corner.
Your decision to not wear safety belts was reckless and will result in a fine. Consider yourselves lucky.
The two cars get into a collision.
The two unrestricted passengers go flying and get hurt.
Both passengers must pay a $50 fine for violating the safety belt law.